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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Featured Headlines

Expanding Trade Between the US and Other Countries Benefits California, Influencers Say (Featuring CalChamber EVP Jennifer Barrera)
The Sacramento Bee, October 27, 2019

CalChamber Companies in the News

Ford Introduces North America’s Largest Electric Vehicle 
Charging Network, Helping Customers Confidently Switch
to An All-Electric Lifestyle

Ford, October 17, 2019

T-Mobile and the T-Mobile Foundation to Donate $1 Million
and Volunteer Hours to More Than 120 Nonprofits
Through Regional Grants Program

T-Mobile, October 21, 2019

Trade Policy

From the White House

Presidential Proclamation to Modify Duty-Free Treatment
Under the Generalized System of Preferences and for Other Purposes

October 25, 2019

Remarks by Vice President Pence
on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

October 24, 2019

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Secretary of Commerce Mission to the 2019 Indo-Pacific Business Forum, Bangkok, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam
October 28, 2019

Internet of Things
October 25, 2019

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Signs Declaration of Intent
with French Space Agency

October 23, 2019

Wilbur Ross Looks to Negotiations to Ease Trade Dispute with EU
Financial Times, October 22, 2019

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates a Circumvention Inquiry
into Imports of Rebar from Mexico

October 22, 2019

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the American-Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce Annual Business Forum
October 22, 2019

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross
at the USMCA Event with Vice President Pence

October 22, 2019

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Request for Comments Concerning the Extension
of Particular Exclusions Granted Under the
December 2018 Product Exclusion Notice
from the $34 Billion Action Pursuant to Section 301:
China’s Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation

Open for comments on the possible extension
of particular exclusions from November 1 – 30, 2019

USTR to Consider Extending Certain Tariff Exclusions
on $34 Billion of Chinese Imports

October 28, 2019

USTR Statement on Meeting of the Global Forum
on Steel Excess Capacity

October 26, 2019

USTR Announces GSP Enforcement Actions and Successes
for Seven Countries

October 25, 2019

Statement on the Council Meeting of the U.S. – Central Asia
Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA)

October 23, 2019

From the U.S. Department of State

U.S. Department of State Announces Improvements
to Tourism Safety Messaging for U.S. Travelers

October 24, 2019

U.S. Announces $1.21 Billion to Support Blue Economy:
Commitment Strengthens Sustainability of Ocean Economy,
Enhances Health of Planet, and Advances Global Economic Security

October 23, 2019

Joint Communique on U.S.-Morocco Strategic Dialogue
October 22, 2019

From the International Trade Administration

Key Takeaways from BEA’s Latest FDI Data
October 22, 2019

From the World Trade Organization

WTO to Decide on India’s Retaliatory Tariffs
The Economic Times, October 29, 2019

DG Azevêdo: Enhanced Participation of LDCs
in Services Trade Should Be Key Priority

October 29, 2019

DG Azevêdo: Regional and Multilateral Efforts Are Key
to Africa’s Integration Strategies

October 25, 2019

S. Korea to Abandon Developing Nation Status in Future WTO Talks
The Korea Herald, October 25, 2019

China Submits Revised Offer for Joining Government Procurement Pact
October 23, 2019

Trade Agreements


USMCA Advocates See Impeachment
as Leverage to Pass Trade Deal

American Journal of Transporation, October 29, 2019

USMCA Delay is Holding Back $8B
in Parts Orders, APMA Says

Automotive News Canada, October 28, 2019

Mexico Sees U.S. Congress Starting
Formal USMCA Trade Deal Approval Soon

Reuters, October 25, 2019

Lawmakers Push to Pass Revised Trade Deal
as Year’s End Approaches

The Wall Street Journal, October 24, 2019

U.S. Trade Envoy Meets Lawmakers 
on U.S.-Mexico-Canada Deal as Time Runs Short

Reuters, October 23, 2019

FedEx Poll Shows Strong Small-Business Support

FedEx, Fall 2019

Trump Blasts Pelosi for ‘Taking Too Long’
on Mexico, Canada Trade Pact

Reuters, October 22, 2019

Letter from Mexican President
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

House Ways and Means, October 14, 2019

U.S.-China Tensions Spur Progress on Giant Asia Trade Pact
Reuters, October 29, 2019

Brazil Aims to Promote Trade Inside and Outside Mercosur
Reuters, October 28, 2019

Morocco, Britain Sign Trade Agreement
XinhuaNet, October 26, 2019

(India) Congress to Launch Agitation Against Free Trade Pact
The Hindu, October 26, 2019

Trump to Suspend Thailand’s $1.3 Billion Trade Preferences
Bloomberg, October 25, 2019

Serbia Signs Trade Deal with Russia’s Eurasian Union
Balkan Insight, October 25, 2019

Trade Deal with Japan to Bring Lower Ag Tariffs
The Packer, October 25, 2019

2 U.S. Court Strikes Down Trump’s First Trade Deal,
a U.S.-Mexico Sugar Pact

CNBC, October 22, 2019


Reauthorizing the EXIM Bank Must Be a Top Priority for Congress
The Hill, October 28, 2019

Ebbing Flows Curb U.S. Goods Trade Deficit; Inventories Mixed
Reuters, October 28, 2019

2019 US National Public Opinion Survey
of Global Strategic Partnerships and Education Diplomacy:
Poll Shows U.S.-UK Trade Deal Still Popular

Emerson Polling, October 2019

More International Articles


US Considers Extending Some Tariff Exclusions
on Chinese Imports as Trade Talks Continue

CNBC, October 28, 2019

Trump: ‘Ahead of Schedule’ on China Trade Deal
Reuters, October 28, 2019

Economists Call for Alternative Path
to U.S.-China Trade Wars

Bloomberg, October 26, 2019

Trump Administration Considers Blacklisting Chinese Companies That Repeatedly Steal
U.S. Intellectual Property

The Washington Post, October 26, 2019

China Sets Up New $29 Billion Semiconductor Fund
The Wall Street Journal, October 25, 2019

Trump Tries to Outflank Congress
as Pressure Grows on China

Politico, October 23, 2019

China Passes New Law to Help Foreign Firms
After Positive Feedback from US in Trade Talks

South China Morning Post, October 23, 2019

Mexico’s Economy Seen Growing 0.2% in Third Quarter
Reuters, October 29, 2019

Europe Is Hiring—But Its Workforce Isn’t Ready
The Wall Street Journal, October 29, 2019

Trade War Tangling Up The Global Supply Chain
Forbes, October 28, 2019

EU Delays Brexit to Jan. 31; Johnson Election Bid Fails
The Associated Press, October 28, 2019

Danish Tech Ambassador on How to Conduct ‘Techplomacy’ in China
Yahoo Finance, October 25, 2019

Business Activity Slows Around the World
The Wall Street Journal, October 25, 2019

Brexit Could Provide the US Huge Economic Opportunity
CNN, October 23, 2019

U.S. and EU Should Put Aside Their Boeing-Airbus Feud
and Join Forces Against Predatory Chinese State Capitalism

Market Watch, October 18, 2019





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